Think about your day. How much time do you spend interacting with written text or words? How much of your time is spent interacting with visuals? We are constantly bombarded with images on daily basis and at times they can say so much more than words. Why are some images more powerful than words?
Review the image below. What is one word to describe what you see here?
View the opening to the film Argo before tomorrow’s class. Think about how the director uses audio and images to craft the beginning of the film. Why are both elements necessary here? What do you learn about Iran from this clip?
Read the following review of Persepolis from Amazon.com to get a little background before we begin the text tomorrow: Amazon Review of Persepolis